November 22, 2011

Carnival Corporation, the largest cruise vacation group in the world, to enhance its casino operations with BIS²’s state-of-the-art BI software.

San Diego, CA – BIS² announced today that its multi-award winning gameViz software has been chosen by Carnival Corporation, the largest cruise vacation group in the world, to help better manage its cruise ship gaming operations.

“Our casino operations are one of the myriad onboard entertainment options we offer and it is vital that we continue to further enhance and optimize the gaming experience for our guests. We see the BIS² software as a key tool to help us better achieve this goal,” states Paul Jarvis, Carnival Corporation’s Vice President of Casino Operations. “We looked at a number of options and simply picked what we feel is the best tool for the job,” Jarvis adds.
“We are very pleased with Carnival’s decision to proceed with the BIS² technology to better manage their casino operations. Carnival’s decision reinforces the clear value-add and flexibility of the BIS² software,” states Mukesh Gordhan, BIS²’s CEO. “Our rapidly growing customer base is a testament to BIS²’s unique technology and our ability to deliver real and tangible results for our customers,” adds Gordhan.

BIS²’s gameViz™ industry solution allows casino operators to directly interrogate their data without the requirement for ETL, and see the results visually using innovative and powerful Super Graphics™. gameViz represents the next generation of advanced data visualization software for strategic, operational, and analytical users of gaming data. It enables users to understand and take action on their gaming data in a new way. Using specially designed Super Graphics, users have a better way to understand their data and quickly identify patterns and improvement opportunities.

About Carnival
Carnival Corporation & plc is the largest cruise vacation group in the world, with a portfolio of cruise brands in North America, Europe,Australia and Asia, comprised of Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Seabourn, AIDA Cruises, Costa Cruises, Cunard, Ibero Cruises, P&O Cruises (UK) and P&O Cruises (Australia). Together, these brands operate 101 ships, with 10 new ships scheduled to be delivered between March 2011 and May 2014. Carnival Corporation & plc also operates Holland America Princess Alaska Tours, the leading tour company in Alaska and the Canadian Yukon. Traded on both the New York and London Stock Exchanges, Carnival Corporation & plc is the only group in the world to be included in both the S&P 500 and the FTSE 100 indices. For more information, please visit

About BIS²
BIS² is an innovative leader in enterprise-ready, standards-based, visually-centric analytics with solutions that reveal the trends and patterns in volumes of operational data so organizations can understand what actions are required now and tomorrow. BIS²’s gaming industry solution, called gameViz, enables casino operators to view and analyze data sets that provide the insights needed to gain a competitive advantage. With BIS²’s Super Graphics, casinos can adapt to changes by rapidly generating crucial insights from both within and outside the enterprise. Other industry specific solutions available from BIS² include airViz™ (for airlines), clubViz™ (for premier clubs), telViz™ (for telcos), insuranceViz™ (for insurance companies), retailViz™ (for retailers), entertainmentViz™ (for entertainment companies), makeViz™ (for manufacturing companies) and moneyViz™ (for financial institutions). For more information, please call 1-877-592-2472 or visit

Veronica Ruffo